Norwegian Gem

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: January 01, 2010
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 8 years ago

The ship was clean and had a nice layout. Especially liked the Garden Cafe. The handling of the excursions was very poor. I would never take an excursion with NCL again. This was my 5th cruise with NCL and the excursions were never as good as stated. This time the excursions were terrible! The cabin staff were friendly but not very attentive to replacing items needed in the cabin. We had to ask for more toilet tissue or coffee mugs, etc. They were not replaced without asking. All in all the cruise was good and I would recommend the Gem.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The specialty restaurants were better than the dinning rooms ( but at a price)


3 out of 5
Shows were not up to par. Seen better shows on other ships.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Staff did not "go above and beyond

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
room was never dusted or vacuumed after the first day.

Pros: The ship - a very nice ship

Cons: The excursions

Recommends Norwegian Gem? Yes!

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